Fine Gael Galway City Councillor Pádraig Conneely, pictured here proudly displaying a Galway 2020 badge on his suit jacket, was wrongly accused of indulging in the plentiful free wine that was on offer at the recent Pálás cinema opening reception

Galway 2020 board member’s censure over ‘free wine’ barb

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column  As if Galway 2020 hasn’t enough on its plate, what with RTÉ Prime Time on the case and all that that brings with it, its board has...
Members of East Galway Hunt Pony Club in Ballinasloe enjoying their training at the local Showgrounds

Galway Pony Clubs on the rise again after period in doldrums

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Ater a fall-off in numbers participating in pony clubs during the economic downturn, the sport has begun to grow again much to the delight of those involved, particularly those engaged...
Galway goalkeeper Ruairi Lavelle who has been impressive in the county's march to the newSuper 8s. The Connacht champions face Kerry at Croke Park on Sunday.

Galway footballers need to mix it up for defining tie with Kerry

Inside Track with John McIntyre HOW good are Galway footballers? Well, one thing for sure, we should have a better handle on where they stand in the championship pecking order after colliding with Kerry in...

Has Southgate singlehandedly saved the reputation of football?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell England’s football manager Gareth Southgate may be the man who goes down in history for achieving the impossible – and it’s not necessarily England winning the World Cup. No, this...

Michael Fahy ‘Strokes’ his way to a woman’s heart!

Bradley Bytes - A sort of political column He may be Galway County Council’s most eligible bachelor – a friendly farmer with road frontage out near picturesque Ardrahan – but Michael ‘Stroke’ Fahy had some...

Days when the universe wants nothing from us!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I’ve temporarily transported myself to a house atop a mighty hill, high above Lacken Bay, north Co. Mayo. Beyond the Black Stump, as my Aussie friends say.   The universe has...


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